Bioinformatics Scientist, Data Analysis - Cancer Recurrence

Guardant Health

Posted Under: Seattle, Washington jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 98194
Posted On: 2021-02-23

Bioinformatics Scientist, Data Analysis - Cancer Recurrence
  • 720 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
  • Full-time Company Description Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360--, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI-- tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early-stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection. Job Description This role--is available to work--in Seattle, WA. Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic Guardant Health has temporarily classified this role as 'working from home status', scheduled to return onsite--when it is determined safe to do so. RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Analyze NGS data to support clinical collaborations and assay development efforts
    • Communicate analysis results to stakeholders across different teams
    • Generate new insights by analyzing external genomic & epigenomic sources, and internal data to improve product performance and suggest new product features
    • Develop predictive models to integrate different analytes for detecting tumor DNA in plasma
    • Exercise best practice in data analysis by writing reproducible code, clearly documenting the process, and contributing to a shared code base for analysis tools ABOUT YOU
      • Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics, machine learning or related fields
      • In depth understanding of concepts in data science, machine learning, model building
      • Proficiency with Python and tools/libraries for data analysis (jupyter, pandas, matplotlib, etc..)
      • Dedicated to make a difference in a rapid-paced startup environment
      • Experienced with analysis of genomic and epigenomic NGS data from raw reads to biological insight.
      • Experienced in visualization of complex experiments to derive biological insights
      • Proficiency with Linux command-line and version control tools (git and GitHub)
      • Experience with high-performance computing infrastructures (e.g., SGE)
      • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to work across functional teams with various backgroundss PREFERRED
        • Cancer biology background
        • 2+ years of post-graduate work or industry experience
        • Experience with integrated multi-omic data analysis
        • Proficiency in building and testing machine learning models
        • Experience in analyzing public genomic/epigenomic datasets (e.g. TCGA, ENCODE)
        • Experience with good software engineering practices (e.g., unit testing, code documentation) #LI-MT1 Additional Information Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies up to 20 lbs and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Please visit our career page at: All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our--Privacy Notice for Job Applicants . Bioinformatics Scientist, Data Analysis - Cancer Recurrence

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